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Evaluating Different Persistence Methods as part of the Planning Process

Every once in a while, I get asked about how to select between different types of databases. Generally, this comment is as a result of a product vendor or consultant making a recommendation to evolve towards a Big Data solution. 1,469 more words

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3 Areas State & Local Is Looking to Transform IT and Healthcare Management

by Rachel Eckert, Senior Analyst

In this new resource-constrained environment of “doing more with less,” state and local governments must find ways to increase delivery of Health & Human Services (HHS) to citizens without a corresponding increase to their budget. 308 more words

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The Rundown on DOD’s Cyber, Cloud, and Big Data Priorities Part II

by Lloyd McCoy Jr., Consultant

Last week I went over some of the latest
cybersecurity and cloud initiatives out of DOD’s Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and U.S. 451 more words

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The Rundown on DOD’s Cyber, Cloud, and Big Data Priorities

by Lloyd McCoy Jr., Consultant

I recently attended a multi-day AFCEA event highlighting the latest cybersecurity initiatives within the Department of Defense, primarily the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and the U.S. 495 more words

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New Developments in the FirstNet RFP

Tomas O’Keefe, Consultant, Market Intelligence

I’ve written about the First Responder Network, FirstNet, on this blog before because it’s a fantastic opportunity all COTS vendors should know about. 298 more words

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Civilian Agencies’ Uphill Battle Against Cyber Threats

by Lloyd McCoy Jr., Consultant

You’ve no doubt heard about the recent discovery that millions of past and present federal employees had their personal data stripped from OPM and IRS systems.  454 more words

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3 Areas COTS Vendors Can Help the IRS Improve Its Cyber Posture

by Chris Wiedemann, Senior Analyst

As you’ve probably heard, a recent cyber-attack on the IRS compromised personal information of more than 100,000 taxpayers via the Get Transcript app on irs.gov. 370 more words

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